Explainer Episode 13 – COVID-19 Contact-Tracing and Data Privacy

As countries, states, and locales have worked to get a handle on the spread of the COVID19 pandemic, one solution that appears to have been effective is thorough contact-tracing. In this episode, Jennifer Huddleston and Brent Skorup discuss how contact-tracing might work here, what privacy concerns it might involve, and what it means for data privacy going forward.

Jennifer Huddleston

Technology Policy Research Fellow

Cato Institute

Brent Skorup

Senior Research Fellow

Mercatus Center, George Mason University

Cyber & Privacy

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